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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in here in May and sat outside for a drink in the sunshine and immediately liked it so decided to come back this month and stay for 3 nights.Ironbridge is a fascinating place to visit, so inevitably can get very busy so that's why the Golden Ball is in an oasis of calm. The staff are so helpful,... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into the Golden Ball for lunch with my husband yesterday lunchtime. The menu on the blackboard was so interesting, not just the bog standard pub lunch. We spent so much time deciding what to eat as everything sounded so lovely and delicious. Finally I ordered the garlic and rosemary marinated lamb chop on greek salad with crispy aubergines. My... More 

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Thank Helen L
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous and hearty Sunday lunch here. Would recommend. Lovely pub with lots of character and friendly staff. The Sunday lunch had a generous portion of meat and a homemade Yorkshire pudding and veg, other things were on the menu too and there was lots of choice.

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Thank Anna C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Popped in with husband for meal on a Monday lunchtime. As weather was warm we sat outside in the garden. Pub was fairly quiet as was the garden area. Bar staff who took our order was very pleasant and friendly. Ordered from blackboard and portions were huge but food was very tasty and well presented .Lovely little garden outside away... More 

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Thank Glynn20
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

after having a good main meal with choice of meat for the roasts we asked for a sweet the four of us wanted ice cream trio which was vanilla ginger and rum and raisin we all chose to have vanilla unfortunately we were told as a consequence of stock rotation we could only have what was above. After complaining to... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend stayed here on a belated Christmas present jaunt. Very quirky, lovely area, walkable into the main town to see the bridge and attractions. We stayed in the Paradise room with the four poster and huge bathroom. It was clean, tidy, well presented. Yes there are a few things that xpuld be done to give it the... More 

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broseley
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

If this evening is anything to go by, don't expect a friendly welcome here. We visited the venue for a drink, not to eat, and as the bar was crowded we found an empty room not set for food (no table mats, cutlery or crockery in evidence) and sat down for a quiet drink. We were interrupted by a member... More 

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We arrived on a quiet Monday evening ready to eat after a long working day. We chose directly from a black board menu and decided to go for the main course and possibly a pudding. The portions were so generous that we could not manage a pudding. The food was fresh, homemade and absolutely delicious. We stayed overnight in the... More 

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1 Thank Martin L
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Looked at the menu and discussed with the chef. They always put on vegetarian starters and mains. They will cater for all dietary needs if prior notice is given. Friendly atmosphere. Restaurant hold 40 however bar meals are still offered all on the same menu.

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Thank Debbie S
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay at this little old pub. The room was nice and big with a 4 poster bed and a huge bathroom. The pub is off the tourist track and is frequented by the locals which was a real treat. The meal in the restaurant area was so good. The locals are friendly. Are really enjoyed our stay.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Golden Ball Inn

Address: 1 Newbridge Road, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ironbridge Gorge > Ironbridge
Price Range: $65 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Golden Ball Hotel Ironbridge
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